Aoraki/Mount Cook
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Best time to visit Aoraki/Mount Cook

The best time to visit Aoraki/Mount Cook in New Zealand is from February through April, June through September and December. In this period you have a very cold temperature and sometimes precipitation. The highest average temperature in Aoraki/Mount Cook is 14°C in February and the lowest is 3°C in July.

In the table below you can quickly find the average weather in Aoraki/Mount Cook per month, the temperature per month or the period with the highest rainfall. Monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Aoraki/Mount Cook by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 13 14 12 10 6 4 3 4 5 6 8 12
Precipitation (mm) 144 78 112 101 125 92 90 89 86 132 151 123



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Climate Aoraki/Mount Cook

Aoraki/Mount Cook has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Aoraki/Mount Cook is 8° degrees and there is about 1321 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 160 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 2.

Climate Aoraki/Mount Cook by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 13 14 12 10 6 4 3 4 5 6 8 12
Night temp. (°C) 6 6 6 4 1 -1 -3 -2 -1 -1 2 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 144 78 112 101 125 92 90 89 86 132 151 123
Days with rain 16 12 13 14 13 8 6 5 9 12 13 16
Days with snow 2 1 - 3 10 13 14 15 13 15 8 2
Dry days 13 15 18 13 8 9 11 11 8 4 9 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 8 8 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 8 11
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3

Aoraki/Mount Cook weather by month

What is the average Aoraki/Mount Cook weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Aoraki/Mount Cook weather

The weather for Aoraki/Mount Cook over the next 14 days will be 9°C till 20° with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

5-day weather forecast Aoraki/Mount Cook

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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14°C
8°C
0.1 mm
3 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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11°C
10°C
15 mm
4 m/s
Friday
9 december
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12°C
10°C
42.3 mm
4 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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16°C
9°C
6.8 mm
4 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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10°C
8°C
34.1 mm
3 m/s

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Aoraki/Mount Cook?

Aoraki/Mount Cook is located in New Zealand. It lies in a straight line 13,032 km from Islamabad.

The coordinates of Aoraki/Mount Cook are:

  • Latitude: -43.735107
  • Longitude: 170.098209

The GPS coordinates are 43° 44' S, 170° 5' E

How long is the flight to Aoraki/Mount Cook?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Aoraki/Mount Cook is approximately 16 h. 10 min.

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What are the nearest airports to Aoraki/Mount Cook?

These are the airports closests to Aoraki/Mount Cook:

  • Timaru Airport (TIU) – 111 km
  • Wanaka Airport (WKA) – 130 km
  • Hokitika Airfield (HKK) – 135 km

How big is Aoraki/Mount Cook?

The surface area of Aoraki/Mount Cook is 46 km².

What is the currency of Aoraki/Mount Cook?

In Aoraki/Mount Cook, the New Zealand dollar (NZD) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.009 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 110.49 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 0.91 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 11,048.81 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Aoraki/Mount Cook?

The area code to call Aoraki/Mount Cook is +64.